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Preparing for Your New Portable Spa
Planning the Best Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Preparing a Good Foundation . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 120 Volt Electrical Installation . . . . . . . . . . . 4 240 Volt Electrical Installation . . . . . . . . . . . 4 GFCI Wiring Diagram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Gas Heater Hook up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Filling and Powering Up Your Portable Spa 10 Priming the Pump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Bather Load . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Starting the Spa with Fresh Water . . . . . . . 29 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Cal Zone Quest Ozonator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Cal Clarity Bromine Generator . . . . . . . . . . 31 Troubleshooting Water Clarity Problems . . 33

Cleaning and Maintenance
Removing and Reseating the Pillows . . . . . 34 Spa Cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Draining Your Portable Spa . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Cleaning and Replacing the Filter . . . . . . . . 35 Winterizing (Cold Climate Draining) . . . . . 36 Vacation Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Cleaning Your Spa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Jet Removal and Replacement . . . . . . . . . . 38

Operating Your Spa
5100, 6200 and 6300 Electronic Control Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 9800 Electronic Control Operation . . . . . . . 14 “Sounds Good” System Operation . . . . . . . 17 Auxiliary Control Panels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Periodic Reminder Messages . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Diagnostic Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Electrical Power Efficiency . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Jets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Diverter Knobs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Waterfalls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Air Venturis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Adjustable Therapy System . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Wireless Spa Monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 LED Perimeter Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Using the Entertainment System
Listening to the Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Inserting and Ejecting a Disk . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Playing a CD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Using the iPod Docking Station . . . . . . . . . 40 Programming the Universal Remote Control 40 Using the iSound Remote Music System . . 41 About the SunBriteTV Monitor . . . . . . . . . . 41

Clear Water Plan
The Key to Clear Water . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Testing and Adjusting Spa Water . . . . . . . . 25 Sanitation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 About the Pure XL Water Sanitizer . . . . . . . 28 Filter Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

Appendix
Replacement Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Keeping Fit with your Spa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Cal Spas™ Chemicals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 2010 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Warranty Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58

CONTACT INFORMATION For customer service, please contact your authorized dealer immediately. If you need additional information and/or assistance, contact: LMS Customer Service Department 1462 East Ninth Street Pomona, CA 91766 . Toll Free: 1-800-CAL-SPAS Fax: 1-909-629-3890
Copyright 2009-2010 LMS, Inc. All rights reserved. Duplication without written consent is strictly prohibited. Cal Spas®, Adjustable Therapy System™, ATS™, Cal Zone Quest 2000™, Cal Premium™, Cal Select™, Cal Stone™ Ultimate Fitness Spa Series™, and XL Heat Exchanger™ are registered trademarks. Due to continuous improvement programs, all models, operation, and/or specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

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Important Safety Instructions
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WARNING: To reduce the risk of injury, do not permit children to use this product unless they are closely supervised at all times. DANGER -- Risk of accidental drowning: Do not allow children to be in or around a spa unless a responsible adult supervises them. Keep the spa cover on and locked when not in use. See instructions enclosed with your cover for locking procedures. DANGER -- Risk of injury: The suction fittings in this spa are sized to match the specific water flow created by the pump. Should the need arise to replace the suction fittings, or the pump, be sure the flow rates are compatible. Never operate the spa if the suction fitting or filter baskets are broken or missing. Never replace a suction fitting with one that is rated less than the flow rate marked on the original suction fitting.

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DANGER -- Risk of electric shock: Install the spa at least 5 feet (1.5 meters) from all metal surfaces. As an alternative, a spa may be installed within 5 feet of metal surfaces if each metal surface is permanently bonded by a minimum #8 AWG solid copper conductor to the outside of the spa’s control box. WARNING -- To reduce the risk of injury: The spa water should never exceed 104˚F (40˚C). Water temperatures between 100˚F (38˚C) and 104˚F (40˚C) are considered safe for a healthy adult. Lower water temperatures are recommended for young children and when spa use exceeds 10 minutes. High water temperatures have a high potential for causing fetal damage during pregnancy. Women who are pregnant, or who think they are pregnant, should always check with their physician prior to spa usage.

DANGER -- Risk of electric shock: Do not permit any external electrical appliances, such as lights, telephones, radios, televisions, and etc., within five feet (1.5 meters) of the spa. Never attempt to operate any electrical device from inside the spa.

The use of alcohol, drugs or medication before or during spa use may lead to unconsciousness, with the possibility of drowning. Persons suffering from obesity, a medical history of heart disease, low or high blood pressure, circulatory system problems or diabetes should consult a physician before using the spa. Persons using medications should consult a physician before using the spa since some medications may induce drowsiness while others may affect heart rate, blood pressure and circulation.

HYPERTHERMIA DANGER: Prolonged exposure to hot air or water can induce hyperthermia. Hyperthermia occurs when the internal temperature of the body reaches a level 3˚F to 6˚F above the normal body temperature of 98.6˚F (or 2˚C to 4˚C above 37˚C). While hyperthermia has many health benefits, it is important not to allow your body’s core temperature to rise above 103˚F (39.5˚C). Symptoms of excessive hyperthermia include dizziness, lethargy, drowsiness and fainting. The effects of excessive hyperthermia may include: 2010 Portable Spa
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Failure to perceive heat Failure to recognize the need to exit spa or hot tub Unawareness of impending hazard Fetal damage in pregnant women Physical inability to exit the spa Unconsciousness

WARNING: The use of alcohol, drugs, or medication can greatly increase the risk of fatal hyperthermia.

exercise care when entering or exiting the spa or hot tub. C . WARNING: People with infectious diseases should not use a spa or hot tub.com LTR20101000. WARNING: Do not use drugs or alcohol before or during the use of a spa or hot tub to avoid unconsciousness and possible drowning. WARNING: Do not use a spa or hot tub immediately following strenuous exercise.calspas. WARNING: Prolonged immersion in a spa or hot tub may be injurious to your health. Connect to a grounded. 2010 Portable Spa www. CAUTION: Maintain water chemistry in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS . Do not bury the power cord. WARNING: To avoid injury. Rev.2 Read This First! DANGER -. grounding-type receptacle only.Risk of electric shock: • • • Replace a damaged power cord immediately.

Choose flooring that will not be damaged or stained. Think of your spa’s surroundings during all seasons to determine your best privacy options. Your dealer can provide information on which permits may be required and how to obtain them prior to the delivery of your spa. It is the responsibility of the spa owner to provide a proper foundation for the spa. Keep Your Spa Clean In planning your spa’s location. For example. 3 Preparing for Your New Portable Spa Planning the Best Location Safety First Do not place your spa within 10 feet (3 m) of overhead power lines. By doing this. Consider Your Privacy In a cold-weather climate. Preparing a Good Foundation Damage caused by inadequate or improper foundation support is not covered by the warranty . If you are installing your spa on an elevated wood deck or other structure. consult a structural engineer or a contractor to ensure the structure will support the weight of 150 pounds per square foot. If you will use it for relaxation and therapy. It is always best to design special installations so that the spa can still be moved. or lifted off the ground. licensed contractor prepare the foundation for your spa.com . Allow for Service Access Many people choose to install a decorative structure around their spa. will you use your spa for recreational or therapeutic purposes? If your spa is mainly used for family recreation. such as a gazebo.calspas. pay close attention to the flooring beneath it. Consider How You Will Use Your Spa How you intend to use your spa will help you determine where you should position it. C www. you will probably want to create a specific mood around it.Preparing for Your New Portable Spa Most cities and counties require permits for exterior construction and electrical circuits. remember to allow access for service. Plan for Your Environment If you live in a region where it snows in the winter or rains frequently. 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000. Consider the view of your neighbors as well when you plan the location of your spa. you will have a place to change clothes and not be uncomfortable. Do you have a special landscaped area in your yard that you find enjoyable? Perhaps there is an area that catches a soothing breeze during the day or a lovely sunset in the evening. place the spa near a house entry. some communities have codes requiring residential barriers such as fencing and/or self-closing gates on property to prevent unsupervised access to the property by children. If you are installing your spa with any type of structure on the outside. We strongly recommended that you have a qualified. Provide a View with Your Spa Think about the direction you will be facing when sitting in your spa. bare trees won’t provide much privacy. Rev. Place the spa on a level foundation (preferably a 4” concrete slab). be sure to leave plenty of room around it for activity. If you are installing the spa indoors. Prevent dirt and contaminants from being tracked into your spa by placing a foot mat at the spa’s entrance where the bathers can clean their feet before entering your spa. consider a location where the path to and from the house can be kept clean and free of debris. In addition.

unplug the spa and call your local Cal Spas dealer for service. Test the GFCI plug prior to first use and periodically when the spa is powered. The spa is now safe to use.0 m) from the inside wall of the spa.calspas. Do not use extension cords! Always use a weatherproof-covered receptacle. For example: A normal 50 amp GFCI with four #8 AWG Copper wires run over 85 feet would require you to go to four #6 AWG copper wires. (NEC 680.43(A)) Do not bury the power cord. Press the TEST button on the GFCI. Rev. Spas wired in any other way will void your warranty and may result in serious injury . If the GFCI does not reset. replace it before next usage. then turn the breaker back on. The GFCI will trip and the spa will stop operating. To test the GFCI breaker follow these instructions (spa should be operating): 1. Press the RESET button on the GFCI. The GFCI will reset and the spa will turn back on. Wire runs over 85 feet must increase wire gauge to the next lower number. wait a moment. DO NOT USE THE SPA! 240 Volt Electrical Installation All 240V spas must be permanently connected (hardwired) to the power supply. 2. state and federal codes and guidelines. If your cord becomes damaged. The electrical circuit must be installed by an electrical contractor and approved by a local building or electrical inspector .P/N ELE09700086).42(A) (2)). Incorrect installation may damage the heater and void its warranty. and federal codes.6 m) and must be plugged into a dedicated 20 amp GFCI connection (NEC 680. This can be either a 20 amp GFCI receptacle or a 20 amp GFCI cord and plug kit as shown (CKIT110 . The GFCI will trip and the spa will shut off.4 Preparing for Your New Portable Spa 120 Volt Electrical Installation Always follow applicable local. To test the GFCI plug version. Read and follow the heater manufacturer’s safety and installation instructions prior to installation and operation. 2010 Portable Spa www. (Spa should already be plugged in and operational. The spa should have power again. These instructions describe the only acceptable electrical wiring procedure .) 1. All 120V spas must have a GFCI. Use only a dedicated electrical line with a 20 amp breaker. C . Receptacle shall be located not less than 5 feet (1. install a junction box near the spa and use #6 AWG wire between the junction box and the spa. When NEC requires the use of wires larger than #6 AWG. Reset the GFCI breaker by switching the breaker to the full OFF position. When installed in the United States. Use copper wire with THHN insulation.com LTR20101000. ANSI/NFPA 70-2008 and any applicable local.5 m) from and not exceeding 10 feet (3. Use the table on the next page to determine your GFCI and wiring requirements. follow these instructions. the electrical wiring of this spa must meet the requirements of National Electric Code. Testing the GFCI Breaker Test the GFCI breaker prior to first use and periodically when the spa is powered. 2. Do not use aluminum wire. See the wiring diagram on page 7. If the GFCI trips while the spa is in use. Cord-and-plug connections may not use a cord longer than 15 feet (4. press the RESET button. state. GFCI and Wiring Requirements The power supplied to the spa must be on a dedicated GFCI protected circuit as required by ANSI/NFPA 70 with no other appliances or lights sharing the power. Failure to comply with state and local codes may result in fire or personal injury and will be the sole responsibility of the spa owner . Press the TEST button on the GFCI.

calspas. FP2400 Fitness spa with 11 kW heater: F1257. FP2500.com . Fitness Pro 4700 spa SEE PAGES 6 AND 7 FOR INSTALLATION DIAGRAM. Warning: Never set a spa to run on high power without installing a properly rated GFCI . Spa Model 4050 control box (5100 and 6200 systems) Power saver mode -. Rev.this is the factory default setting 4050 control box (5100 and 6200 systems) High power setting -. Spa owners can have their installer change this setting so the spa will run on high power for 50 amp operation. F1257. ensure the following steps are performed before starting your spa: • When installing the electrical system. C www. This is the default setting. Have your dealer or installer set dip switch #10 to the OFF position on the circuit board as shown at right. Service 1: One 60 amp GFCI Service 2: One 30 amp GFCI Service 1 (swim side): One 60 amp GFCI Service 2 (swim side): One 30 amp GFCI Service 3 (spa side): One 40 amp GFCI Service 1: Four #8 AWG copper wires Service 2: Three #8 AWG copper wires One 50 amp GFCI Four #8 AWG copper wires One 50 amp GFCI One 60 amp GFCI Four #8 AWG copper wires Four #8 AWG copper wires One 50 amp GFCI Four #8 AWG copper wires GFCI Required One 40 amp GFCI Wires Required Four #8 AWG copper wires Preparing for Your New Portable Spa Service 1: Four #8 AWG copper wires Service 2: Three #8 AWG copper wires Service 3: Four #8 AWG copper wires 4050 System High Power Configuration Applies to 5100 and 6200 systems To operate the spa in high power mode. Ultimate Fitness Spas: Fitness spa with 5. FP1655.See configuration instructions below.5 kW heater: F854. F1455.5 240V GFCI and Wiring Requirements All 5100 and 6200 control systems are set at the factory to run on the low power setting for 40 amp operation. Follow the GFCI wiring diagram on the next page.See configuration instructions on page 6.see below) 5060 control box (6300 system) Default high power setting -. • 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000. FP2400 SEE PAGES 6 AND 7 FOR INSTALLATION DIAGRAM. 9800 control box (except Ultimate Fitness spas -. use a 50 amp GFCI.

To ensure your spa functions properly. ensure the following steps are performed before starting your spa: • When installing the electrical system. Rev. 2010 Portable Spa www.com LTR20101000. C . Have your dealer or installer set dip switch #10 to the OFF position on the circuit board as shown at right. This causes the heater to shut off when any pump is running in high speed. Dip switch #10 is factory set in the ON position.calspas. Follow the GFCI wiring diagram on the next page. use a 60 amp GFCI.6 Preparing for Your New Portable Spa 5060 System High Power Configuration Applies to 6300 systems The 6300 control system requires higher power than other 240V systems. dip switch #10 must be set to the OFF position. • Electrical Installation for 11 kW Heater This applies to Fitness spas with the 11 kW heater only. Two electrical services are required to heat the swim side of the Fitness Spa. To allow the heater to continue operating.

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Use two 2” couplings to connect the hoses to 10’ . Failure to do so may void your warranty.) Properly installed. Connect PVC lines to the gas heater.8 Preparing for Your New Portable Spa Gas Heater Hook up Ultimate Fitness Series spa owners may buy and install a separate gas heater and pump for use with their spa.calspas. Disconnect the ready union. they can be attached to an external gas heater. 2.15’ 2-3/8” diameter PVC lines. 3. Create two 2½” diameter holes through the spa panel. Rev. 5. 4. To connect the plumbing for an external gas heater: 1. depending on the model. This option may be purchased separately from your local distributor. state.com LTR20101000. Spa owners are responsible for ensuring installation of their gas heater conforms to local. 2010 Portable Spa www. Cut off both sides of the union and discard it. The gas heater should be located not less than 10 feet and no more than 25 feet away from the spa. Customers are responsible for creating openings in the panel to accommodate the lines and wiring. and federal regulations. C . The electrical and gas installation must be performed by contractors and approved by a local building / electrical inspector. All Ultimate Fitness Series spas are plumbed with a gas heater ready union located inside the cabinet at either the front or rear. (See the figures below and at right.

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when the power is turned on to the spa. 7. Presoak the filters in spa water. 8. there could be an air pocket at the suction side of the pump. 1. 4. Dry filters can allow air into the filtration system which can cause pump failure. turn power back on.) Note: Depending on the model. 6. Once the water is at the correct level and air is bled. Soft water makes it impossible to maintain the proper water chemistry and may cause the water to foam. VERY IMPORTANT! Always fill the spa through the filter canister! Failure to do so may cause air to be trapped in the filtration system and prevent the pumps from operating properly. Place a garden hose in the filter canister and fill your spa with regular tap water about six inches from the top. If equipped. 3. these valves must be in the up or “open” position. 9. C . Install the pre-soaked filters into the filter canister. open all gate valves in the equipment area. When the diagnostic is complete. Once the spa has been placed on an approved surface and has been correctly wired by a licensed electrician. VERY IMPORTANT! Never run the spa with the gate valves closed or without water circulating for long periods of time. Before operating the spa. which will ultimately harm the finish of the spa and void your warranty. VERY IMPORTANT! You must presoak the filters before inserting them in the filter canister. Rev. The spa is now ready for use. (Ensure that the 120V spas are connected to the proper electrical outlet. If no water is flowing when the pump is running.calspas. (For owners of the automatic bromine generator) Make sure the dial on the face of the bromine generator unit is turned to the OFF position.10 Preparing for Your New Portable Spa Filling and Powering Up Your Portable Spa Never fill your spa with soft water. Ensure that these connections are secure and that they did not loosen during shipment. 2. inspect all plumbing connections in the equipment area of your spa. Remove the cartridge from filter canister. 2010 Portable Spa www. Be careful not to over-tighten the plumbing fittings. 5. the spa will automatically operate at filter speed and continue heating until the spa water temperature reaches the default temperature of 100˚F. Shut off power to the spa and loosen the pump union on the suction side of the pump to bleed the air.com LTR20101000. the controls will perform a diagnostic check for approximately five minutes. When air is bled. turn on the power at the GFCI breaker.

1. You will hear the pump operating. While the spa is operating. 2. remove the front panel from the spa and locate the pump. tighten the nut and set the pump on high speed. turn the bleeder valve counter clockwise with a small pair of pliers or a flat head screwdriver until the air has been released from the pump. The first method will remove small air bubbles trapped in the pump . Rev. The pump should be left in the off position for 10 to 15 seconds. 3. Preparing for Your New Portable Spa The pump will not work properly while air is trapped in it. Sometimes air can become trapped in the pump while filling the spa.com . Press the JETS1 buttons again and let the pump run in high speed for 10 seconds. This can be frustrating. but no water will be moving.11 Priming the Pump New spa owners often have difficulty the first time they start their spa and the pump fails to prime. 1. The pump should be running in low speed. Press the JETS1 button to turn on the pump and let it run for 10 seconds. Press the JETS1 button again to turn off the pump. If this is unsuccessful. the pump does not seem to function. You will know this has happened when after you have filled and started the spa. Repeat steps 1 through 4 until water is flowing through all the jets and all air is removed from the plumbing. 3. C www. 2. Turn the spa on and wait for PR (Priming Mode) to appear on the topside display. There are two methods of priming the pump. When air is bled out.calspas. 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000. but these simple instructions can help you. 4. The second method will remove a large air lock within the pump . Whenever you fill your spa. 5. Note: If you press the Temp button any time during Priming Mode. fill it through the filter canister and make sure all jets are open. Continuing to operate the pump in this way will cause damage. it will exit that mode and begin Standard Mode. loosen the white union nut on side of the pump with channel locks. Using a Phillips screwdriver.

Press the JETS button again to turn off the pump. 6200 and 6300 Electronic Control Operation These instructions will describe features and options that your particular spa may not be equipped with. release button. 1. To display the temperature that the spa is set to: • • • Press the Temp button. While the display is flashing. 3.calspas. The temperature setting will flash. especially when spa owners do not fill their spas through the filter canister. Sometimes the pump fails to prime.com LTR20101000. each time you press Temp button.12 Operating Your Spa 5100. You can avoid priming problems by following these steps during priming mode. Press the JETS button to turn on the pump and let it run for 10 seconds. The pump should be running in low speed. The spa will heat to 100°F (37. Priming mode will be active for less than five minutes. 2010 Portable Spa www. The topside will display PR to indicate this. 4. the heater will be activated and the water temperature will be maintained in standard mode. Temperature Adjustment (Range 80°F to 104°F. If the desired temperature is opposite of the direction each press of the button is making. The pump should be left in the off position for 10 to 15 seconds. allow display to stop flashing and then press Temp button to change temperature the other direction. Operating Your Spa 5100 Control Panel (one and two pump systems) 6200 and 6300 Control Panel Initial Start up When first powered up. the set temperature will change up or down one degree. Rev. your spa will perform a selfdiagnostic check and go into priming mode.5°C) at start up until the set temperature is changed as described below. 26°C to 40°C) The electronic control panel displays the actual water temperature in degrees Fahrenheit. Press the JETS buttons again and let the pump run in high speed for 10 seconds. The displayed temperature will only be current after the pump has been running for at least two minutes. C . Repeat steps 1 through 3 until water is flowing through all the jets and all air is removed from the plumbing. 2. When the spa has finished priming.

Press four times to turn pumps off. Three times to turn pump off. Once the spa is properly installed. • Economy mode will heat the water to the set temperature while Sleep mode. 6300 Control . This is for your information only. 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000. the heating system will only activate during filtration times. Press three times to activate pump 3 high speed only. C www. At the beginning of each filtering cycle the Turbo system will run for approximately 30 seconds. the heater will automatically switch to operate at 110V. it does not require any special operation. Press Option button twice to activate high speed pump 3 and high speed pump 2. FC will appear on the main display. The low speed pump will run for the duration of the filtering cycle and if an Ozone system is installed it will be activated. turn off the power to the spa at the time of day you would like one of the filtration cycles to begin then turn back on after 30 seconds. Switching Modes • • Press Temp button followed by the Light button. The first cycle will begin 6 minutes after the spa is turned on and the second cycle 12 hours later. Economy and Sleep Heating Modes Your new spa is equipped with a heating feature that gives you complete control of the heating system. • Ec will display solid if temperature is not current and will alternate with spa temperature if measured temperature is current. When the spa is powered up. SL will display solid when temperature is not current and will alternate with actual temperature when it is current. Press it once again to turn off the pump 2 (6200 control only). Rev.Pump 2 and Pump 3 Sequence • • • • Press Option button once to activate high speed pump 2. To set filtration time. Jets Press the Jets button: • • • Once to activate low speed pump. Light Press the Light button to turn on the light. Automatic Time outs These features will automatically turn themselves off during periods of continuous use: • • • • • Low speed pump High speed pumps Optional circulation pump Optional turbo Spa light After After After After After 4 hours 15 minutes 15 minutes 15 minutes 4 hours NOTE: Displayed temperature will only be current after the pump has been running for at least two minutes. press the Temp button then the Jets button. your spa will never use more than 30 amps while in operation.calspas.13 Standard. 6. When power has been restored.com . With the “Green Pack”. the heating system will automatically maintain the set spa temperature. Press it once again to turn the light off. “Green Pack” Operation Spas with the “Green Pack” option require approximately 20% less power to operate. the heater will operate at 220V. Twice to activate high speed. it will automatically start in standard heating mode. will also only activate the heater during the filtering cycles but will only heat the water to within 20°F (10°C) of the set temperature. Like Economy mode. When JETS 2 or OPTION is pressed (depending on which control panel you have). Setting Filtration Cycles Your spa is programmed to filter twice a day. During filtering. Operating Your Spa • St will light briefly on the main display. or 8 hours depending on your requirements. In this mode. Option Press the Option button to turn on the pump 2. indicated by a SL on the main display. All optional lighting such as the control panel light and cabinet perimeter lighting is controlled by the Light button and will turn on and off with the spa light. The factory has programmed the cycle to last for 2 hours but this can be switched to 4. Press the same sequence to switch to the next mode. When JETS 1 is pressed. Press Temp button again to change the filtering cycle duration. In the economyheating mode. When desired duration is selected press the Jets button to exit.

The pump should be running in low speed. You can avoid priming problems by following these steps during priming mode. 1. The spa will heat to 100°F (37. The pump should be left in the off position for 10 to 15 seconds. Repeat steps 1 through 3 until water is flowing through all the jets and all air is removed from the plumbing. Note that the last measured spa temperature is displayed. Press the JETS 1 buttons again and let the pump run in high speed for 10 seconds. and sleep modes. Sleep. the control panel will automatically display the last measured spa temperature. Initial Start up When first powered up. Press the JETS 1 button again to turn off the pump.14 Operating Your Spa 9800 Electronic Control Operation These instructions will describe features and options that your particular spa may not be equipped with. especially when spa owners do not fill their spas through the filter canister. 1.5°C) at start up until the set temperature is changed as described below. C . The topside will display PR to indicate this. 4. the set temperature will increase or decrease depending on which button is pressed. Sometimes the pump fails to prime.calspas. 2. To set the time. See the next page for more detailed instructions. Press “MODE/PROG” programming. Priming mode will be active for less than five minutes.5°C). the heater will be activated and the water temperature will be maintained in standard mode. Press the JETS 1 button to turn on the pump and let it run for 10 seconds. Economy. Standard. to enter mode 2010 Portable Spa www. Press the “UP” or “DOWN” buttons once to display the set temperature. Rev. When the spa has finished priming. the “TIME” icon flashes. After three seconds. 26°C to 40°C) The start-up temperature is set at 100°F (37. Use the “UP” and “DOWN” buttons to adjust time. Time When time hasn’t been programmed.com LTR20101000. The last measured temperature is constantly displayed on the control panel. your spa will perform a selfdiagnostic check and go into priming mode. Each time either button is pressed again. press the “TIME” button and then the “MODE/PROG” button. 3. economy. and Standby Modes Mode/Prog: This button is used to switch between standard. Temperature Adjustment (Range 80°F to 104°F. The displayed temperature will be updated when the pump has been running for at least two minutes.

15 2. Press the “DOWN” button to cycle through to the desired mode. 3. Press “MODE/PROG” to confirm selection. Standard Mode: This is programmed to maintain the desired temperature. Note that the last measured spa temperature displayed is current only when the pump has been running for at least two minutes. The “STAND” icon will display until the mode is changed. Economy Mode: Economy mode heats the spa to the set temperature only during filter cycles. The “ECON” icon will display until the mode is changed. Pressing the “JETS 1” button while in economy mode puts the spa in standard-in-economy mode, which operates the same as standard mode but reverts back to economy mode automatically after one hour. During this time, pressing the “MODE/PROG” button will revert to economy mode immediately. Sleep Mode: Sleep mode heats the spa to within 20°F (11°C) of the set temperature only during filter cycles. The “SLEEP” icon will display until the mode is changed. Standby Mode: Pressing “Warm” or “Cool” then “JETS 2” will turn off all spa functions temporarily. This is helpful when changing a filter. Pressing any button resets the spa.

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Press the “LIGHT” button to turn the spa light on and off and to shift between dim and bright settings if your light is dimmable. On dim, the control panel will show the center circle plus one quarter of the light beams. Half of the light beams will show on medium brightness, and all of the light beams will show on bright.

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Press the “INVERT” button to change the numbers in the display to read upside down. Another press returns the display to the right-side-up position. This enables you to read the display while you are in the spa.

Locking the Panel
To lock the panel: • Press “TIME”, “JETS 1”, and the “UP” button within three seconds. When locked, the panel will display “LOCK”. All buttons are frozen except the “TIME” button. Press “TIME”, “JETS 1” then the “DOWN” button within three seconds.

To unlock the panel: •

Jets 1
Press the “JETS 1” button once to turn pump 1 on or off and to shift between low and high speeds if equipped. If left running, the low speed turns off after two hours and the high speed turns off after 15 minutes. On non-circulation systems, the low speed of pump 1 runs when the blower or any other pump is on. It may also activate for at least two minutes every 30 minutes to detect the spa temperature and then to heat to the set temperature if needed, depending upon the mode. When the low speed turns on automatically, it cannot be deactivated from the panel; however, the high speed may be started.

Setting the Temperature Lock
To activate the temperature lock: • Press the “UP” or “DOWN” button, “TIME”, “JETS 1”, then the “UP” button within three seconds. The panel will display “TEMP LOCK” when the set temperature is locked. Press the “UP” or “DOWN” button, “TIME”, “JETS 1”, and then the “DOWN” button.

To unlock the set temperature: •

Circulation Pump
This is an optional feature. The circulation pump will come on when the system is checking temperature, during filter cycles, during freeze conditions, or when another pump is on.

Jets 2
Press the “JETS 2” button once to turn pump 2 on or off and to shift between low and high speeds if it is a two-speed pump. If left running, the pump will turn off after 15 minutes.

Preset Filter Cycles
There are two filter cycles per day. The start and end times of each cycle are programmable. To program, set the time as instructed above, then press “MODE/ PROG” to advance to the next setting (or to exit after the last setting). The default filter cycles are as follows: • The first filter cycle is automatically activated at 8:00 AM and operates the pump until 10:00 AM.
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Option
This is an optional feature. Press the “OPTION” button to turn the optional equipment on and off. If left on, the equipment will automatically turn off after 15 minutes. 2010 Portable Spa
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The “FILTER 1” indicator icon will light when filter 1 is running. • The second filter cycle is automatically activated at 8:00 PM and operates the pump until 10:00 PM. The “FILTER 2” indicator icon will light when filter 2 is running.

Ozone
This is an optional feature. On most systems, the ozone generator (if installed) runs during filter cycles (except when pump 1 is operating at high speed on a non-circ ulating system) and during clean-up cycles. On some systems, the ozone generator operates whenever the pump runs. If your system is configured with the optional ozone disable feature, the ozone generator will turn off for one hour any time a function button (“JETS 1”, “JETS 2”, “OPTION” etc.) is pressed.

The pump and the ozone generator will run during filtration. At the start of each filter cycle, the blower will run on highest speed for 30 seconds to clean out the air channels. The lowest speed of pump 2 and pump 3 will run for five minutes. In the event of power loss or shut down, the time of day will need to be reset for filter cycles to run according to your desired programming.

Freeze Protection
If the temperature sensors detect a drop to 44°F within the heater, the pump automatically activates to provide freeze protection. The equipment stays on until four minutes after the sensors detect that the spa temperature has risen to 45°F or higher. In colder climates, an optional additional freeze sensor may be added to protect against freeze conditions that may not be sensed by the standard sensors. Auxiliary freeze sensor protection acts similarly except with the temperature thresholds determined by the switch and without a four-minute delay in turnoff.

Clean up Cycle
When the pump or blower is turned on by a button press, a clean-up cycle begins 30 minutes after the pump or blower is turned off or times out. The pump and the ozone generator will run for one hour.

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“Sounds Good” System Operation
The “Sounds Good” system is available on 9800 controls only. When you press the button once, it activates the sound system. You will hear a unique sound for each button you press on the control panel. The “Sounds Good” system plays sounds in three modes and will cycle in this order each time you press the button on the SOUNDS GOOD panel: Once Twice Three times Four times All sounds play at full volume All sounds play at half volume One sound plays for all controls All sounds are off

Auxiliary Control Panels
Standard configuration (9800) Jets 1 Light Jets 2 Option Spa Models with 3-pump system (9800) Jets 1 Jets 3 Jets 2 Option

Air blower control (9800)

Two button jets control (6200/6300)

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Contact your dealer or service organization. Drain and refill spa per manufacturer’s instructions. call your dealer or service organization. Drain and refill spa per manufacturer’s instructions. Potential freeze condition detected. Spa settings and time of day will be preserved for 30 days with a battery back-up. Refill if necessary. Repair required. Remove. (Displays on third occurrence of dr message. 2) In Economy or Sleep mode. After the pump has been running for two minutes.) Ec --F or --C HL HFL Indicates heater is in Economy Mode. Spa is shut down. Message rPH rSA rCL rtg rdr rCO rCH Frequency Every 7 days Every 7 days Every 30 days Every 30 days Every 90 days Every 180 days Every 365 days Action Required Test and adjust chemical levels per manufacturer’s instructions. Make sure spa is filled to proper level and that pumps are primed and filter cartridges are clean. call your dealer or service organization. Temperature unknown A difference in readings between temperature sensors has been detected indicating a possible water flow problem. Rev. No action required. BUF dr Internal problem detected. the temperature will be displayed. Test and reset GFCI per manufacturer’s instructions. 3) Power has been cut off to the spa. 2010 Portable Spa www. Spa will be shut down for 15 minutes. Clean and condition spa cover. and reinstall filter per manufacturer’s instructions. Insufficient water detected in heater. Test and adjust chemical levels per manufacturer’s instructions. C . If message does not reset. Press any button to reset or wait 15 minutes and spa will automatically reset.18 Operating Your Spa Periodic Reminder Messages Press the “Mode” button to reset a displayed reminder. Check water level in spa.calspas. Install a new filter. Follow directions for dr message and press any button to reset spa. IC ICE LTR20101000. on display 2) Spa is in Economy or Sleep mode.com No message 1) Spa temperature is unknown. dry dY Insufficient water detected in heater. either switch to Standard mode or turn Jets1 on for at least two minutes. the pump may be off for hours outside a filter cycle. Make sure pumps are been primed and filter cartridges are clean. clean. If message spa does not reset. Spa will not automatically reset when dry or dY is displayed. If you wish to see the current spa temperature. The pumps and the blower will automatically activate regardless of spa status. Diagnostic Messages Message Meaning Action Required 1) After pump has been running for 2 minutes temperature will be displayed. None. 3) The control panel will be disabled until power returns.

Press any button on the topside display to reset spa. Action Required Follow action required for HL or HFL message. • ST Stby Indicates heater is in Standard Mode. Heater is shut down. contact your dealer or service organization. 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000. Spa is shut down. but other spa functions continue to run normally. If display message is repeated then shut the power off to the spa and call your dealer or service organization. Pressing a button combination on the user panel has activated Standby Mode. Spa is shut down. Remove the spa cover and allow water to cool. If the problem persists. None. Press any button to leave Standby Mode and return to normal operation.com . All functions will turn off and the system will be disabled until a panel button is pressed. One sensor has detected 118˚F (48˚C) at the heater. Displays on the fifth occurrence of the HL or HFL message within 24 hours. Heating capacity of the spa will not reset automatically. it will go into priming mode. turn off power for approximately 30 seconds and then turn power back on. Rev.calspas. OH OHS DO NOT ENTER THE WATER. DO NOT ENTER THE WATER! Remove the spa cover and allow spa to cool below 107˚F (42˚C).19 Operating Your Spa Message LF Meaning Persistent low flow problems.) Contact your dealer or service organization. it may just be a temporary condition. If the display shows only this message (periodically blinking). One of the sensors has detected that the spa water is 110°F. shut off the power to the spa and call your dealer or service organization. HH OHH Pr When your spa is first actuated. If spa does not reset. Overheat protection. Overheat protection (spa is shutdown). Safety Suction. The sensor that is plugged into the sensor “A” or “B” jack is not working. (May appear temporarily in an overheat situation and disappear when the heater cools. At 107°F. The display will show SF when a vacuum switch closes. SF SL SA Sb SNA Snb Sns Sn Indicates heater is in Sleep Mode. The priming mode will last for up to four minutes and then the spa will begin to heat and maintain the water temperature in the Standard mode. • If this is alternating with the temperature. Press any button to reset. the spa is shut down. None. Sensors are out of balance. If spa will not reset after spa has cooled. C www. The spa has shut down. the spa should automatically reset.

set the temperature to the desired temperature. water temperature drops quite rapidly and can also dissipate chemicals. Doing this will increase your operating cost and makes your heater work more than necessary. • • • Keep the spa’s operating temperature 5˚F below the desired usage temperature when not in use. If the spa usage exceeds two hours a week.calspas. Allowing the water temperature to lower more than 10˚F below the desired usage temperature and reheating it prior to usage will cause the heater to operate longer than it normally would maintaining the desired temperature.com LTR20101000. Following the directions listed below will ensure the most efficient operation: NOTE: This method is only for spa usage under two hours a week. When open. Rev. the set temperature should remain at the desired usage temperature. The air venturis should be used sparingly.20 Operating Your Spa Electrical Power Efficiency Your new spa comes equipped with an electric heater. 2010 Portable Spa www. C . One or two hours before use.

21 Operating Your Spa Jets Almost all of the jets in your spa are adjustable. To increase the amount of water flow through the other section of jets. To decrease the amount of airflow through the jets. C www. This is accomplished by rotating the air venturi knob to the left (counterclockwise) to increase the amount of airflow through the jets. Water will immediately start flowing through it. 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000. They allow you to divert water through jets from one side of the spa to the other. or rotate the dial on top of the waterfall. (See example shown below.com . clockwise to decrease). Air Venturis Air venturis are the 1” knobs located around the top of your spa. Diverter Knobs Diverter knobs are 1” and 2” knobs located around the top of your spa.) Neck jets adjust in the opposite directions (counterclockwise to increase. rotate the handle to the right (clockwise). This is accomplished by rotating the diverter knob to the left (counterclockwise). Rev. Rotating the face of an adjustable jet to the left (counter-clockwise) will decrease the amount of water flow through the jet. rotate the handle to the right (clockwise). decreasing the amount of water flow through a section of jets. turn the knob near the waterfall. or in most cases from floor jets to wall jets. When the booster pump is on.calspas. Each one will let you add a mixture of air with the jet pressure. Waterfalls Some spa series include optional waterfalls. Rotating the face of an adjustable jet to the right (clockwise) will increase the amount of water flow through the jet.

Pulse Mode This button allows the user to turn the ATS massage control on and off. Once pressed.22 Operating Your Spa Adjustable Therapy System Pump On/Off This button allows the user to turn on and off the ATS seat pump. Down This button allows the user to cycle down through all seven massage modes. the massage mode will remain off until the cool down mode is completed. However. one at a time. Each mode offers a different pulsating massage.calspas. Once on. Press the pulse button once to turn on the massage control. C . Press this button once to turn the pump on. and Sleep Modes 2010 Portable Spa www. A green LED will blink and the pump will run on highspeed mode as part of a 15-minute cool down period. Time Reset Mode Pulse mode will normally run for 15 minutes then automatically shut off. press the “PUMP ON/OFF” button a second time. the user will only be able to operate the pump (by again pressing the “PUMP ON/OFF” button). To turn the pulse mode off and return to normal pump operation. During this time the pump will run at a maximum speed. Note: Allow one second between each button press. Rev. • • In the off position. press the “PULSE MODE” button a second time. Note: The pump must be on prior to operating any other features of this system. Economy. For another 15-minute session. The table below describes each button’s function. indicating that the system is operational. The green power light will flash to indicate reset. Some modes are faster than others. so just cycle through them to find the massage you like best. After the second 15-minute session. Wireless Spa Monitor The wireless spa monitor allows you to monitor and change your spa’s activity from a distance. Pulse Mode System Pulse mode system will shut off for two hours unless reset by the following procedure. In this cool down mode. the system will run through a cool down cycle for up to two hours. the pump will stop automatically and the green LED light on the panel will continue to blink for one minute then shut off automatically. Each press of either the up or down button will move the orange LED up or down to the next pulse mode. Light Temp Jet 1 Mode Operates spa light and LED mood lighting Display or adjust the set temperature control Turn on or off jet 1 Switch between Standard. press the “PUMP ON/OFF” button and the “PULSE MODE” button. the orange LED in position number 1will light. indicating the number one pulse mode. To turn off the pump.com LTR20101000. press the “PULSE MODE” button once. the green LED light on the control panel will illuminate. Pressing the button quickly may cause improper operation. After that. Up This button allows the user to cycle up from one through seven massage modes one at a time.

the lights will cycle through all the colors in this order: White Cyan Magenta Blue Yellow/green Green Red To cycle through the different color choices.calspas. Cycle: The first time you press the LIGHT button. If your spa has perimeter LED lights. Operating Your Spa 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000. Flashing white: When you have cycled through all the colors. 2 . the next time you push the LIGHT button. Rev. Each time you press the button. you advance to the next color. Fading cycle: The next time you push the LIGHT button. they will also light up at the same time as the spa light.com . the LED lights will flash white. the lights will gradually fade from one color to the next in the order shown above. C www. press the button repeatedly. 3 . The perimeter lights operate in three modes: 1 . green or red.23 LED Perimeter Lighting Press the LIGHT button on the topside control panel to turn the spa light on. Spas with exterior corner LED lighting work in the same modes as described above but do not light up when the interior perimeter lights are yellow/green.

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dilute the spa water with soft water or. Balancing the pH The pH level is the measure of the balance between acidity and alkalinity.6 Need to lower the pH level Ideal balance 7. Balancing the Total Alkalinity Total alkalinity (TA) is the measure of the total levels of carbonates.6 Need to raise the pH level If the pH is too high. Testing For: Total Alkalinity Calcium Hardness pH 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000.0 6. the pH level will fluctuate widely from high to low.Too acidic.120 ppm .200 ppm . If the pH is too low. TA can be considered a “pH buffer”. Test strips are a convenient testing method commonly used by spa owners. causes corrosion Alkalinity Down. It is available in either liquid or tablet form. The recommended calcium hardness is 150 . hydroxides. It is the measure of the ability of the water to resist changes in pH level. if this is not available. The recommended total alkalinity is 80 . High TA can be corrected by adding Cal Spas “pH-Alkalinity Down”. If the CH is too high. it normally remains stable.4 Maximum 120 200 7. the pH level will tend to be too high and may be difficult to bring down.0 7.calspas. it can cause corrosion of metal fixtures and the heating element. it can cause scaling by allowing metals or minerals to form deposits and stain spa surfaces.2 7. Too alkaline. Rev.25 Clear Water Plan Testing and Adjusting Spa Water You have two types of testing methods to choose from: • • The reagent test kit is a method which provides a high level of accuracy. although adding soft water or very hard water will raise or lower the CH level. Calcium helps control the corrosive nature of the spa’s water and is why soft water is not recommended. High pH can be corrected by adding pH. it normally remains stable. When the CH is balanced.com . add Cal Spas “Liquid Hardness Increaser”. add Cal Spas “Stain and Scale Defense”.8 7. If the TA is too low. Low pH can be corrected by adding pH-Alkalinity Up. causes scaling 8. When the TA is balanced. bicarbonates.4 7.2 8. If the TA is too high.6 pH-Alkalinity Up Chemicals To Use: To Raise To Lower pH-Alkaliity Down Stain and Scale Defense pH-Alkaliity Down Liquid Hardness Increaser pH-Alkalinity Up www. although adding water with high or low alkalinity will raise or lower the TA level. The low calcium content of soft water is very corrosive to the equipment and can cause staining of the spa shell. If the CH is too low. C Ideal Range (ppm) Minimum 80 150 7. and other alkaline substances in the water. Low TA can be corrected by adding Cal Spas “pH-Alkalinity Up”.8 6. Balancing the Calcium Hardness Calcium hardness (CH) is a measure of the total amount of dissolved calcium in the water.

Add one or two tablespoons of Cal Spas “Chlorinating Granules” to the spa water weekly. you need to decide which chemical sanitizer you wish to use. Using Chlorine as a Sanitizer If you choose to use chlorine as a sanitizer. We recommend either bromine or chlorine as your sanitizer. Add two ounces of Oxidizer Shock. Make sure you follow all instructions and use only Cal Spas brand chemicals. See page 31 for instructions on usage. Consult your Cal Spas dealer for the right decision with regards to your lifestyle and spa usage. Place three or four bromine tablets in the chamber inside the filter cartridge as shown in the figure at right. Once a week. See the table on the following page for the ideal range. Rev. Open all of the jets and run the spa at high speed. Use granulated bromine to establish your bromine base. It will cause damage to your spa and will void your warranty . Unlike chlorine. Trichlor is very acidic and the hot temperature of the spa causes it to dissolve too quickly .26 Clear Water Plan Sanitation After you fill your spa. Both work well when maintained regularly.com LTR20101000. When you add chlorine. When you begin with fresh water. check the chlorine level using either a test strip or a reagent kit. add 2 ounces of Cal Spas Go Brom. Follow the maintenance schedule on page page 30. Open all of the jets and run on high speed with the cover half open for at least 30 minutes. Whichever plan you decide on. Do not use a floater.calspas. open all of the jets and run the spa at high speed with the cover open for at least 30 minutes. it can break down bacteria and other impurities to a safe level with a low burn-out rate. follow it completely and don’t take shortcuts. clear spa water with a minimum of effort. Follow the maintenance schedule on page page 30. The filter cartridge provided with your spa has an internal chamber for bromine tablets. Bromine is available in both granulated and tablet form. This is your base bromine level as the tablets will take a while to dissolve. Adding Sanitizer Tablets to the Chemical Chamber 2010 Portable Spa www. Use tablets to maintain it. Spa owners with the Cal Zone Quest ozonator or the Cal Clarity bromine generator still need to use a chemical sanitizer. Using Bromine as a Sanitizer Bromine is a very effective sanitizer that produces low chemical odors. only use granulated chlorine. C . safe. It will provide you with clean. Note that chlorine dissipation rate will be faster at higher water temperatures and slower at lower temperatures. Sanitizers kill bacteria and other organic waste by breaking them down to non-harmful levels and are filtered out. not liquid chlorine. We recommend you use only Cal Spas “Chlorinating Granules”. DO NOT use trichlor .

Failure to provide a proper area for chemical storage may result in serious injury.0 To Raise Chemicals To Use: To Lower Chlorine level Without ozonator With ozonator Bromine level Without ozonator With ozonator 6.0 11. Chemical Safety Read and follow all printed instructions listed on bottles and packages . sickness.7 Go Brom 3. Do not use chlorinating shock. or even death. repeat oxidizer shock in 30 minute intervals. which will damage your spa’s jets and pump seals. Add one ounce of Cal Spas Oxidizer Shock: • • • Once a week After heavy bather loads If water has a strong odor Spa must be running with all of the jets on high for 30 minutes with the cover open. Do not store your chemicals inside the equipment area of your spa. Inhaling or ingesting chemicals will cause serious injury. fire explosion and even death. Remove and wash clothing that may have been exposed to chemical contact prior to wearing them again.0 4.7 5.0 Chlorinating Granules Note: The Cal Clarity bromine generator requires different water chemistry tests. Shocking the water helps remove burned-out chemicals. Never change chemical brands or types without completely draining. Failure to follow chemical directions may result in serious injury. For best results use the directions below. Do not allow chemicals to come in contact with skin. If necessary.0 10.27 Clear Water Plan Testing For: Ideal Range (ppm) Minimum Maximum 5. or even death . and other organic material from your spa’s water and improves your sanitizer’s effectiveness. bacteria. C www. See page 31 for instructions on its use. sickness. Do not exceed chemical dosages as recommended in the Clear Water Plan or on chemical bottles and packages. flushing and thoroughly cleaning the spa and cover first. cool.com . Never mix chemicals together. 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000. you will periodically need to shock the water. Chemicals must be stored completely out of the reach of children in an area that is well vented. It is an easy way to maintain either chlorine or bromine chemical plans. eyes or clothing. The only shock you should use is Cal Spas Oxidizer Shock. sickness. Shocking the Water In addition to using a chemical sanitizer. and dry. Rev.calspas.0 2.

Twist off the tablet tube and set it aside. then pulling it up and out. caused by a dirty filter. Once a year the UV light needs to be replaced and the quartz sleeve needs to be cleaned. Place the dirty filter into a bucket of water deep enough to cover the filter. 5. 3. Spray each pleat carefully. Spray the filter with a water hose. your filter should be deep cleaned periodically to dissolve scale and particles that get lodged deep within the filter fibers and impede the filtration process. (UV water purifier system is manufactured by Aqua Ultraviolet. This is not a user-serviceable item and maintenance must be performed by a spa technician . Reinstall the filter. Add 8 oz of Cal Spas “Liquid Filter Cleaner” to the bucket of water.) Filter Cleaning The filter is the part of your spa that removes the debris from the water and needs to be cleaned on a regular basis to maximize your spa’s filtering performance and heating efficiency. 4.com LTR20101000. unscrewing the bottom threads. C . 7. Put fresh bromine in the tablet tube (if you use it as a sanitizer) and twist it back on top of the filter. 6. Have your service technician consult the manufacturer’s instruction and service manual . This way.calspas. Even if the filter looks clean. 2010 Portable Spa www. 1. Rev. There are no settings to adjust and is virtually maintenance-free. Soak the filter for a minimum of 24 hours. It eradicates germs in the water that are resistant to chlorine-based chemicals using high intensity UV light. In addition to spraying off the filter weekly to remove surface debris. 2. Note: It is a good idea to keep a spare filter to use in the spa while the dirty filter is being deep cleaned. Remove the filter by turning it counterclockwise. We recommend you clean your filter once a month and replace it once a year or as necessary. scale and particles can clog the fibers and prevent water from flowing through the filter resulting in the most common spa problem—no heat. Do not overtighten.28 Clear Water Plan About the Pure XL Water Sanitizer The Pure XL water sanitizer is an optional water purification system installed at the factory. you can rotate the filters and both will last longer. It works 24 hours a day with the continuous filtration pump during normal operation of the spa.

Water Plans. C www. covered under the spa’s warranty.2 to 7.8). or after a routine Chlorine: Add two tablespoons of Cal Spas “Chorine draining. you will want to follow this start-up plan to Granules” to the spa water. 1. use of other chemicals can increase 5. bromine floater. Use test strip and balance the spa water. combined with the length of usage. Add Stain and Scale Prevention. Set floater opening at #2.or over-dosing the spa center of the spa. and you experience water quality problems. Bromine: Add 2 oz of Cal Spas “Go Brom” to As with all chemical dosages listed in these Clear establish a bromine base. consult the advice of your Cal Spas dealer for additional chemical or system recommendations. 8. 2. Turn on jets for 15 minutes. extend water life and performance. Starting the Spa with Fresh Water This applies to all spa owners EXCEPT those with 3. Damage to the spa or spa’s components from improper chemicals or chemical usage is not 6. chemicals. Prior to filling a spa for the first time. 80-120ppm). 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000. Put cover on spa and allow to heat up to desired temperature. All these factors have a great effect on the spa water. Apply a protective coat of Cal Spas “Fast Sheen” to the acrylic surface. differences. The higher the bather load. 15 minutes of usage. The water level should be about six inches from the top when the spa is not being used . Add either chlorine or bromine (but not both). Water level is very important to the operation of your spa . If the water level is too low or too high. the more chemicals need to be added and a longer filtration time will be needed. (Do not use soft water.29 Clear Water Plan Bather Load “Bather Load” is the term used to describe the number of people using a spa.) on page page 31 for bromine generator operating 4. and the frequency of usage.com . three times a week at 100 degrees) If your bather load exceeds these guidelines. Clean the surface of the spa with Cal Spas “MultiPurpose Cleaner”. Pour in 16 oz of Cal Spas “Metal Protector” in the the likelihood of under. Rev. • Adjust total alkalinity (acceptable range is We recommend you use Cal Spas chemicals only.calspas. instructions and spa filling procedures. Fill the spa to the proper water level with normal the Cal Clarity bromine generator. Please adjust the chemical dosages to Add 2 Cal Spas “Bromine Tablets” to the capacity of your particular spa. Leave spa uncovered during this time. Other brands of chemicals may have similar names and/or usage descriptions but due to manufacturing • Adjust pH if necessary (between 7. Be sure to give them your bather load information. (go to the next higher filtration number) then if water quality is still not adequate. start-up dosages are intended for 500gallon spas. increase the amount of filtration first. your spa will not operate properly . 9. All versions of the Cal Spas Clear Water Plan are designed for spas with average bather load (3 to 4 people. See instructions tap water. 7.

Polish the acrylic surface with “Fast Sheen”. When empty. Deep clean your spa’s filter. If you use the Cal Pure UV water sanitizer. add new sodium bromide to the water. such as Cal Spas™ All Surface Cleaner. Adjust chemical levels as necessary. Rev. If you are using the Cal Clarity Automatic Bromine Generator Clear Water Plan. Clean and treat spa cover. Once a week Once a month Every two to four months We recommend that your spa water be changed every 4 to 6 months. pillows. 2010 Portable Spa www.calspas.com LTR20101000. You may find the need to change your spa water more frequently with heavy use. If you use the Cal Zone Quest 2000 Ozonator. Refill your spa. and then rinsed thoroughly. following the section “Starting the Spa with Fresh Water”. (Follow filter cleaning instruction at beginning of Clear Water Plan) Drain and clean your spa with “Multi-Purpose Cleaner”. Adjust chemical levels as necessary. and Cal Select cabinet (if equipped) with “Cover Protector”.30 Clear Water Plan Maintenance Schedule Each time you refill the spa Prior to each use Follow the section “Starting the Spa with Fresh Water”. C . your spa should be cleaned with a non-abrasive cleaner. Test the spa water using either test strips a reagent test kit. Once a year Replace filter cartridges if the pleats appear frayed. you will need to replace the UV lamp. you will need to replace the ozone cartridge. Test the spa water using either test strips a reagent test kit.

Remove dirty filter from the spa and rinse off. Adjust the pH if needed (range is between 7. C www. Add 1 tablespoon of chlorine granules. Add 1 tablespoon of chlorine granules (if needed). Place your extra clean filter cartridge back into the spa. The recommended level of Chlorine is 1-3 ppm. Test spa water using chlorine test strips. Day One (Monday) 1. Note: Filtration time may need to be increased with heavy bather load. Start Up 1. Cal Clarity Bromine Generator The Cal Clarity bromine generator automatically generates and releases free bromine into the spa water. 5.8). 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000. Rev. Replace cover. (You will need to use a small amount of chlorine as a supplemental sanitizer) 2. Based on the test strip readings: • • • • Adjust total alkalinity (acceptable range of 80-120 ppm). 2. Vacuum debris from the bottom of your spa with the spa vacuum. You will still need to test for bromide and occasionally replenish it to return the bromine level to the baseline. This plan and its chemical dosages are intended for spas equipped with the optional Cal Zone Quest 1000 / 2000 Ozonator or Del Zone Eclipse Ozonator. 3. Day Two (Friday) 1.com . Based on the test strip reading: • • Adjust total alkalinity. 4. 3. 4. 2. Add 2 oz of “Stain and Scale Defense”. This activates the ozonator and produces the ozone gas. You will still need to test for chlorine and occasionally replenish it to return the chlorine level to the baseline.2 to 7.calspas. 6. Set the spa’s filtration time for “F-4”. Follow the spa start up procedures for chlorine Clear Water Plan. Add 2 oz of Cal Spas “Oxidizer Shock” to spa. then the pH if needed. The chemical references are designed for Cal Spas chemicals only. Run spa for 15 minutes with cover off.31 Cal Zone Quest Ozonator Clear Water Plan The Cal Zone ozone generator releases ozone into the spa water. Test spa water using chlorine test strips.

8. Sprinkle evenly over the surface of the spa one 2lb bottle of TRU BLU sodium bromide per 100 US gallons (370 liters) of water. Test spa water with bromine test strip. of Cal Spas “Metal Protector” in the center of spa. Remove dirty filter from the spa and rinse off. 6. 2. Apply a protective coat of Cal Spas “Fast Sheen” to the acrylic surface. 17. Power up the spa and make sure all the spa’s pumps are set to high speed. 11. 2.2 to 7. Clean surface of spa with Cal Spas “Multi-Purpose Cleaner”. because this determines the amount of TRU BLU that will be added. Based on test strip readings: • • • Adjust alkalinity if necessary. 7. TDS must be less than 500 ppm to start with. Phosphate level should be below 200 ppb. C . Increase / decrease bromine production with dial if required. Turn the dial on the bromine generator clockwise until the LED display reads 10. 3. Add 2 oz of Cal Spas “Oxidizer Shock” to help burn out impurities in fill water. 3. Determine the gallon capacity of the spa. Test for phosphates. Add 2 oz of Cal Spas “Oxidizer Shock” to spa. Place your clean. This will initiate the build up of a bromine bank. Consult the Cal Spas Pre-delivery Guide for spa gallons. Use sodium bromide test strips (not bromine) and adjust sodium bromide level to 7.4 to 8. Adjust pH if necessary (between 7. Once the desired level has been achieved. • • 7. Set the filtration cycle to “continuous” (F-C) for the first 24 hours. The ideal range is 50 to 300 ppm. Allow spa to run for 15 minutes so the TRU BLU can dissolve completely before proceeding to the next step. Adjust pH if necessary. The common maintenance setting for an average bather load is 4. 12. 14. When changing the setting. Replace cover. Adjusting The Proper Bromine Levels 1. Fill spa to proper water level with normal tap water. 2010 Portable Spa www. Be accurate. Test for TDS (total dissolved solids). 2. 9. 4. Turn the dial on the face of the Cal Clarity Bromine Generator to OFF. 10. Use bromine test strips to achieve a 3-5 ppm recommended level. 13. Put the cover on and allow the spa to heat to desired temperature. After start up. Rev. Run spa for 15 minutes 6. Pour in 16 oz. turn the dial down until a maintenance setting is achieved. Remove phosphates if necessary.8).2 (equates to 1700 to 2500 ppm TDS level). 5. extra filter cartridge back into the spa. Do not use soft water. use bromine test strips to determine when you have reached the level you want. Use a test strip and balance the spa water: • • Adjust total alkalinity (acceptable range is 80 to 120 ppm). 4. thereby using up the initial bromine that is generated. 5. Once a Week 1.calspas.32 Clear Water Plan Start Up 1. 3. Note: It can take several days for the bromine level to stabilize because the fill water that was used sometimes contains contaminants that need to be neutralized. Do not add too much! Note: Each bottle of TRU BLU will raise TDS / conductivity amount approximately 500 ppm.com LTR20101000. 16. 15. Vacuum debris from the bottom of your spa with the “Spa Vacuum”. decrease the filtration cycle to F-4 and monitor the bromine level until it is within the recommended range.

refill the spa and balance the water Use a stain and scale inhibitor • 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000.com . scrub off the scale. use a spa surface and tile cleaner to remove the scum and refill the spa Shock spa with sanitizer and adjust pH Shock spa with sanitizer and maintain sanitizer level Adjust pH Shock spa with sanitizer and maintain sanitizer level Shock spa with sanitizer and maintain sanitizer level Allow free chlorine level to drop below 5 ppm before spa use Adjust total alkalinity and/or pH Use a stain and scale inhibitor Water Odor • • • Chlorine Odor Musty Odor • • • Organic buildup / scum ring around spa Algae Growth • Buildup of oils and dirt • • • High pH Low sanitizer level Low pH Low sanitizer level Unsanitary water Free chlorine level above 5 ppm Total alkalinity and/or pH too low High iron or copper in source water High calcium content in water – total alkalinity and pH too high • • • • • • • • Eye Irritation • • Skin Irritation / Rash • • Stains • • Scale • • Adjust total alkalinity and pH – if scale requires removal. drain the spa. drain. Rev. C www. drain the spa. clean and refill the spa Wipe off scum with clean rag – if severe.33 Troubleshooting Water Clarity Problems Problem Cloudy Water Clear Water Plan Probable Causes • • • • • Dirty filter Excessive oils / organic matter Improper sanitization Suspended particles / organic matter Overused or old water Excessive organics in water Improper sanitization Low pH Chloramine level too high Low pH Bacteria or algae growth Possible Solutions • • • • • • • • • • • • Clean filter Shock spa with sanitizer Add sanitizer Adjust pH and/or alkalinity to recommended range Run jet pump and clean filter Drain and refill the spa Shock spa with sanitizer Add sanitizer Adjust pH to recommended range Shock spa with sanitizer Adjust pH to recommended range Shock spa with sanitizer – if problem is visible or persistent.calspas.

See the manual enclosed with your cover for instructions on mounting the locks and how to lock and unlock the cover. Therefore. Covering your spa helps prevent children from drowning in the spa. stand. 2010 Portable Spa www.calspas. Spa Cover Important! Keep the spa covered when not in use! • • • • Covered spas will use less electricity in maintaining your set temperature. it is not designed to support any weight. Covering your spa will protect your spa’s finish from the sun’s ultraviolet rays. while the spa cover is rigid. nor should you place objects of any kind on top of it. the pillow inserts will pop out of the holes. You are required to keep the spa covered to maintain warranty coverage.34 Cleaning and Maintenance Removing and Reseating the Pillows You can remove the pillows for cleaning and maintenance quickly and easily. In addition. As you do this. Grab the lower edge of the pillow with both hands firmly and pull up. This method works for all types of pillows.com LTR20101000. as a safety precaution and to preserve the life of your cover. you must not sit. C . Cleaning and Maintenance Reseat the pillows by aligning the pillow inserts with the holes and striking the pillow hard enough to insert the pegs back into the holes. or lie on it. Rev.

or by water replacement. It is far less expensive to fix water clarity problems by filtering your spa than by using excessive amounts of chemicals. Place the other end of the garden hose where you would like the water to drain to. Rev. 9. Turn off the power at the breaker. Let spa drain completely. Remove all filters. The following is the recommended method for draining your spa. 2. 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000. 5. 8. 6.com . 7. 1. Cleaning and Replacing the Filter Filtration is one of the most important steps you can take to ensure clean. 4. C www. excessive filtration times. then remove garden hose. proceed to step 5. remove the screws to the access panel and open it. Twist the hose-bib fixture clockwise to close it. clear water. Locate hose ending with the 3/4 inch hose-bib fixture. Twist the hose-bib fixture counterclockwise and pull to open the drain. Using a Phillips screwdriver. and refilled with fresh tap water. If your drain valve is located inside the spa cabinet: 3. Hook up the female end of a garden hose to the drain fitting. See the section “Clear Water Plan” for more information on cleaning your filter.35 Cleaning and Maintenance Draining Your Portable Spa Your spa should be drained every four to six months.calspas. If your drain valve is mounted on the side of the spa cabinet as shown at right.

the temperature drops below 32˚F (0°C). NOTE: All manifolds are plumbed in series directly to the main drain (see example at right). Even if the directions below are followed perfectly. Cover your spa with a good spa cover and an all-weather tarp to ensure that neither rain nor snow enters the spa. Blow any remaining water out of the jets and equipment area with the wet/dry vacuum. Freeze damage is not covered by your warranty . 5. we strongly recommend you drain or winterize your spa. 2010 Portable Spa www. 2. Open all filter covers. 4. check and adjust the pH and shock the water. 3.8°C). Vacuum water from the spa’s main drain fitting with a wet/dry vacuum. 7. Set the spa to Sleep Mode. Following the water quality instructions starting on page 24. 1. Rev. When you return. making it easier to remove water and reducing the possibility of freeze damage. Remove drain plugs from the front of the pumps. Continuous water flow and drainage Vacation Care You can leave your spa unattended for up to two weeks if you follow these instructions.7°C to 37. please be aware of the potential of freezing in your spas equipment and plumbing . (See instructions on page 12 or page 14 for changing modes. C . We recommend that you always have your spa full of water and running at normal spa temperatures (80˚F to 100˚F. 4. 3. adjust the pH. ALWAYS lock your cover using the cover locks if you plan to be away from home and the spa is filled with water. Shock the water (add either chlorine or bromine sanitizer). 26. 6.calspas. 1. Disconnect the unions from both sides of the pump.36 Cleaning and Maintenance Winterizing (Cold Climate Draining) In many areas of the country.com LTR20101000.) 2. Warning: If you find the need to drain your spa. If you will not be using your spa for longer than 14 days and a spa maintenance service is not available. 8. Drain your spa completely as described in the instructions above. This will help reduce the risk of freezing in your spa and your spa’s equipment. Remove the filter baskets and filters. there is no guarantee that your spa will not suffer freeze damage .

non-abrasive cleaner specifically formulated to clean the spa without damaging its acrylic finish. Wipe clean with a soft cloth. These products are generally oil-based and will cause severe water clarity issues that are difficult to correct. Buff clean with a soft cloth. C www. 1. 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000. Rev. 8. Repeat on heavily calcified areas. IMPORTANT: Do not use any of these products on spas full of water. Wipe spa thoroughly with a wet sponge. Warning: Do not use automotive vinyl protectants on spa covers or pillows. Spa Shell Each time you drain your spa. dry surfaces. It accomplishes this without leaving an oily residue behind that is normally associated with common automotive vinyl protectants. 3. Spray Cal Spas™ Multi-Purpose Cleaner directly to the spa’s finish. you should protect them by applying Cal Spas Vinyl and Leather Cleaner as part of your monthly maintenance plan. rotating frequently. 7. Only apply to clean. 6. Allow the spa to dry completely. cool. before you refill it you should clean your spa shell with our Cal Spas All-Purpose Cleaner and apply a protective coat of Cal Spas Fast Sheen. Apply a coat of Cal Spas™ Fast Sheen to the spa’s entire finish with a soft cloth or sponge. Allow Fast Sheen to dry until white and powdery.com .37 Cleaning and Maintenance Cleaning Your Spa Spa Cover and Pillows Due to the constant punishment your spa cover and pillows receive. 5. Incorrect product usage may cause water clarity issues. It is specifically designed to protect spa covers and pillows from chemical and ultraviolet light damage. 4. Cal Spas All-Purpose Cleaner is a low detergent. 2.calspas. Cal Spas Fast Sheen is a non-oil based wax that is specifically formulated to protect the spa’s finish from the chemicals and minerals associated with normal spa use. rinsing often in a bucket of clean water.

To replace jets. Continue to rotate the jet as you pull it out of the jet well. insert the jet in the jet well and push and rotate it clockwise until you feel it snap into position. Continue to rotate the jet for another quarter turn.com LTR20101000.38 Cleaning and Maintenance Jet Removal and Replacement Rotate the jet face counterclockwise until you feel some resistance. it is properly seated. You will feel the jet snap out of position. 2010 Portable Spa www.calspas. When the jet face can be rotated freely. C . Rev.

You must take every precaution to keep this system dry! Water damage is not covered by Cal Spas or the manufacturer’s warranty. The system automatically starts in the mode it was in when it was last shut off. 2. For the Sony CDX-GT10M system. Insert a disk in the disk drive. The player will identify the type of disc and begin playing it. 3. The faceplate will open. Press the OPEN button on the unit. The faceplate will lower and expose the disk drive. Press the POWER button on the unit or the remote control to turn the system on. 2. Observe the following precautions for your entertainment system: • Make sure that hands and CDs are dry before coming in contact with this or any electronic option. Several options are available and include marine grade CD players and an iPod docking station. press the EJECT button. Press the left and right arrows located at the far right of the panel to tune the radio to a station. 3. Rev. To remove the disc. 3. the system is water resistant and NOT waterproof. 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000. 2. C www. Press the SOURCE or MODE button to switch to the radio mode. See the manufacturer’s operating instructions for other features and functions.Using the Entertainment System Some spas may be equipped with audio/visual entertainment options. To remove the disc. Listening to the Radio 1. Each spa equipped with an audio/ visual system is delivered with the manufacturer’s operating instructions in a clear plastic bag. Playing a CD You can play CDs with any of the media systems. Use either the remote control or the buttons on the faceplate to start and stop the player and to jump to selections. 39 Using the Entertainment System • • • Although the marine grade entertainment system is encased in a plastic housing with weather seals. Press the small EJECT button located to the left of the disk drive slot. press the OPEN button. To remove the disc. Water damage is not covered by Cal Spas or the manufacturer’s warranty.calspas. We strongly recommend that you read the manufacturer’s instructions prior to operating this unit. press the EJECT button. Do not place wet CD’s into this unit at any time. simply insert a disk into the slot in the faceplate. The instructions contained in this manual describe only basic functions. Always close the CD protective door. 1. Flip up the faceplate. Insert a disc in the disc drive as described above. Inserting and Ejecting a Disk For the Sony CDX-HS70MW system: 1.com .

com LTR20101000. Press the SOURCE button on the stereo until the display shows AUX. 4. However. Press and hold the SETUP button until the LED blinks twice. 4. 2. If you perform this procedure correctly. If not. C . Programming the Universal Remote Control The Cal Spas universal remote has been pre-programmed to function with the entertainment system the spa has been configured with. DVD player) with the manufacturer’s remote control. 1. Play the iPod. 3. use the device list below for the programming code. Adjust volume using the volume control in the docking station. Rev. repeat steps 2 and 3. Place the iPod in the docking station. DVD. CD player. CD. etc.) 3.40 Using the Entertainment System Using the iPod Docking Station To play an iPod from the docking station to the spa’s stereo system: 1.calspas. in case you need to reprogram the remote. Turn on the device (TV. 2. Enter the device code. the LED will blink twice. Press the button on the remote for the device you want to program (TV. Device Manufacturer Sony CDX-GT10M Sony CDX-HS70MW Samsung 42” plasma (Galaxy spa only) Device Type CD CD TV Code 1440 1440 1312 2010 Portable Spa www.

THE SUNBRITETV MUST BE INSTALLED NO LESS THAN FIVE FEET AWAY FROM ANY BODY OF WATER (SUCH A POOL OR SPA). installation. transmitter. and remote speaker and does NOT INCLUDE an MP3 player such as an iPod . we recommend spa owners use the SunBriteTV monitor as a high quality. C www. The SunBriteTV monitor is a stand-alone video product and is not manufactured by Cal Spas.calspas. Owners of the SunBriteTV must read this manual. remotes. The SunBriteTV monitor comes with its own owner’s manual. 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000. Owners of the OutCast system must read this manual. Note: The OutCast system includes an MP3 docking station.41 Using the iSound Remote Music System The iSound Remote Music System comes with the SoundCast iCast transmitter and OutCast wireless speaker. Using the Entertainment System About the SunBriteTV Monitor Because Cal Spas does not offer an integrated TV or DVD option with any line of spas. The iCast transmitter is specially configured to accommodate currently available iPods.com . and proper use. The OutCast system comes with its own owner’s manual. You will need to coordinate the installation of your video system with your spa dealer. weather resistant video monitor. The OutCast system is ideal for use outdoors and especially in an environment with a pool or spa. This television is highly adaptable to most kinds of installation with a wide variety of video input options such as DVD or cable TV and easily customizable according to spa owners’ preferences and circumstances. microwave ovens. It describes parts included. Check local building codes and consult your spa dealer for proper installation guidelines. using approved interchangeable inserts in the docking bay. or wireless routers. This is a stand-alone audio product manufactured by SoundCast Systems. The portable wireless speaker is extremely water resistant (but not waterproof) and is free from interference from other wireless devices such as cordless or cell phones. It is not integrated with any Cal Spa product. It is designed for permanent outdoor installation and is suitable for use adjacent to your spa. Rev. The iCast Transmitter is tailored to the needs of Apple iPod owner.

C .5” Shower Storm Stainless steel: PLU21703625 Cobalt blue: PLU21703625-BLU ED 2 .42 Appendix Replacement Parts Jets CRW 5 .5” Power Storm Stainless steel: PLU21703677 Cobalt blue: PLU21703677-BLU Appendix Jets MJW 5 .25” Euro Directional Stainless steel: PLU21703674 Cobalt blue: PLU21703662-BLU ELE 2 .25” Neck Blasters Stainless steel: PLU21703627 Cobalt blue: PLU21703627-BLU MFW 4” Maxi Flow Stainless steel: PLU21703630 Cobalt blue: PLU21703630-BLU mfw 3” Micro Flow Stainless steel: PLU21703631 Cobalt blue: PLU21703631-BLU MNW 3” Neck Stainless steel: PLU21703628 Cobalt blue: PLU21703628-BLU msw 3” Micro Swirl Stainless steel: PLU21703632 Cobalt blue: PLU21703632-BLU OZ 2” Ozone Injector Stainless steel: PLU21700818 Cobalt blue: PLU21700818-BLU PSA 5 . Rev.com LTR20101000.25” Power Storm Twister Stainless steel: PLU21703665 Cobalt blue: PLU21703665-BLU 2010 Portable Spa www.5” Power Storm Acupressure Stainless steel: PLU21703668 Cobalt blue: PLU21703668-BLU PSD 4” Polystorm Directional Stainless steel: PLU21703661 Cobalt blue: PLU21703661-BLU PSR 5.25” Power Storm Rifle Stainless steel: PLU21703666 Cobalt blue: PLU21703666-BLU PST 5 .calspas.25” Euro Less Eyeball Stainless steel: PLU21703663 Cobalt blue: PLU21703663-BLU EW 2” Euro Stainless steel: PLU21703621 Cobalt blue: PLU21703621-BLU EWD 2” Neck Euro Stainless steel: PLU21703675 Cobalt blue: PLU21703675-BLU mfc 3” Micro Flow Directional Stainless steel: PLU21703664 Cobalt blue: PLU21703664-BLU MFRW 3 .

Silver Cap PLU21700378 PLU21300460 SXW 5 .calspas. 2 Hole Stainless steel: PLU21703623 Cobalt blue: PLU21703623-BLU T 5 . Rev.com . Silver Cap PLU21300043 1” Large Diverter Valve. C www.5” Sure Flow Stainless steel: PLU21703626 Cobalt blue: PLU21703626-BLU Valves Appendix 1” LED Diverter Valve with Swoosh Logo PLU21300450 2” LED Diverter Valve with Swoosh Logo SW Swim PLU21700565 1” Diverter Valve Silver Handle with Dark Gray Cap and Wall Fitting PLU21300470 2” Diverter Valve Silver Handle with Dark Gray Cap and Wall fitting PLU21300480 Air Control with Swoosh Logo PLU21300500 W 4” Whirlpool Stainless steel: PLU21703609 Cobalt blue: PLU21703609-BLU Jet Stream Propulsion PLU21702620 Air Control Valve Silver Handle with Dark Gray Cap and Wall Fitting PLU21300510 2” Large Diverter Valve. Silver Cap PLU21300047 1” Air Control.43 Jets SFW 5 .5” Storm.25” Tornado Stainless steel: PLU21703629 Cobalt blue: PLU21703629-BLU 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000.

44 Pillows Waterfalls Cascade Waterfall PLU21800820 Appendix Quad ACC01400931 Neck Blaster ACC01401010 Filter Waterfall PLU21800830 Cascade (Logo) ACC01401030 Vertical Waterfall PLU21800840 Infinity ACC01400950 Filters Neck ACC01401040 Filter Cartridge. with Chemical Chamber FIL11100215 Drains Main Drain. Anti-Bacterial. Super Hi Flo Suction 2 1/2” Silver PLU21400137 Filter Cartridge. 50 Sq Ft. with Chemical Chamber FIL11100205 Filter Cartridge 75 Sq Ft. Anti-Bacterial FIL11100201 Bottom Drain Star Suction Cover PLU21400197 Bottom Drain Filtration Return Assembly OZO18300005 2010 Portable Spa www. Anti-Bacterial.calspas. 75 Sq Ft. C .com LTR20101000. Rev. Anti-Bacterial FIL11703211 Filter Cartridge. 50 Sq Ft.

45 Lights Light Assembly Complete LIT16000150 LED Lights Appendix Small Controller Daisy Chain LIT16100179 Light Mini 2” Diameter LIT16000151 Walfitting. 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000. Clear Rubber Seal. or call 1-800-CALSPAS. 5” LIT16100153 Red Lens Insert. C www. Complete System Replacement UV Lamp Replacement Quartz Sleeve O-Ring for Twist Top Quartz Cap. Purple 25 Watt Transformer. See your Cal Spas deal to order replacement panels for your spa. Jumbo Spa Light LIT16100156 2’ Daisy Chain Jumper LIT16100183 Overmold Adapter for Small Controller LIT16100209 Quad LED Daisy Chain Assembly LIT16100211 Dual LED Daisy Chain Assembly Ozone Cartridges Cal Zone Quest 2000 Replacement Cartridge OZO18100020 LIT16100212 7 LED 2” Light Daisy Chain with Stand-Off LIT16100214 Faceted Bullet Lens. Jumbo Spa Light LIT16100155 Blue Lens Insert. Polycarbonate. UV Stable LIT16100215 Silicone O-Ring for Lens LIT16100208 Pure XL UV Water Sanitizer Pure XL Water Sanitizer. Rev. Jumbo Spa Light. 220V Replacement Cabinet Panels The complete selection of replacement cabinets for all models is very extensive and too lengthy for this owner’s manual. Clear Lens Cap.calspas.com .

calspas. Rev.com LTR20101000.46 Appendix Covers Avalon Series A515/A526/A534 Standard Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino A726 / A734 / A744 Standard Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino A826 / A834 / A844 / A857 Standard Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino A970L Standard Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino 84” X 64” ACC01200460 ACC01200461 ACC01200464 ACC01200466 ACU02200500 ACU02200501 ACU02200502 ACU02200499 84” X 84” ACC01200410 ACC01200411 ACC01200412 ACC01200419 ACU02200250 ACU02200251 ACU02200256 ACU02200257 93” X 93” ACC01200420 ACC01200421 ACC01200422 ACC01200423 ACU02200260 ACU02200261 ACU02200266 ACU02200267 93” X 130” ACC01200450 ACC01200451 ACC01200452 ACC01200454 ACU02200290 ACU02200291 ACU02200295 ACU02200289 D957E Standard Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino Custom Teal Custom Navy Custom Hunter 96” x 135” ACC01200440 ACC01200441 ACC01200444 ACC01200445 ACU02200280 ACU02200281 ACU02200285 ACU02200286 ACU02200282 ACU02200283 ACU02200284 D846D Standard Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino Custom Teal Custom Navy Custom Hunter 93” OCTAGON ACC01200434 ACC01200435 ACC01200436 ACC01200433 ACU02200277 ACU02200278 ACU02200279 ACU02200276 ACU02200287 ACU02200288 ACU02200298 Diamond Series D836L / D836B / D847M / D850L / D850B / D865B / D865L Standard Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino Custom Teal Custom Navy Custom Hunter 93” X 93” ACC01200420 ACC01200421 ACC01200422 ACC01200423 ACU02200260 ACU02200261 ACU02200266 ACU02200267 ACU02200262 ACU02200263 ACU02200264 2010 Portable Spa www. C .

calspas. C www. Rev.47 Appendix D950N / D965N / D963S / D950S Standard Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino Custom Teal Custom Navy Custom Hunter D525L Standard Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino Custom Teal Custom Navy Custom Hunter D736B / D736L / D750B / D750L / D765B / D765L Standard Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino Custom Teal Custom Navy Custom Hunter 93” x 130” ACC01200450 ACC01200451 ACC01200452 ACC01200454 ACU02200290 ACU02200291 ACU02200295 ACU02200289 ACU02200296 ACU02200297 ACU02200299 64” x 84” ACC01200460 ACC01200461 ACC01200464 ACC01200466 ACU02200500 ACU02200501 ACU02200502 ACU02200499 ACU02200503 ACU02200504 ACU02200505 D635V Standard Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino Custom Teal Custom Navy Custom Hunter 84” X 93” ACC01200462 ACC01200463 ACC01200465 ACC01200467 ACU02200510 ACU02200511 ACU02200512 ACU02200509 ACU02200513 ACU02200514 ACU02200515 Fitness Series F2400 Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino Custom Teal Custom Navy Custom Hunter F2500 Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino Custom Teal Custom Navy Custom Hunter F4700 Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino Custom Teal Custom Navy Custom Hunter 96” x 169” ACU02200420 ACU02200421 ACU02200422 ACU02200423 ACU02200424 ACU02200425 ACU02200426 93” x 206” ACU02200400 ACU02200401 ACU02200402 ACU02200406 ACU02200403 ACU02200404 ACU02200405 96” x 202” ACU02200407 ACU02200408 ACU02200409 ACU02200410 ACU02200411 ACU02200412 ACU02200413 84” x 84” ACC01200410 ACC01200411 ACC01200412 ACC01200419 ACU02200250 ACU02200251 ACU02200256 ACU02200257 ACU02200252 ACU02200253 ACU02200254 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000.com .

48 Appendix Family II Series FII515B Standard Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino Deluxe Teal Deluxe Navy Deluxe Hunter 78” ROUND FII730/FII745 Standard Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino Deluxe Teal Deluxe Navy Deluxe Hunter FII830/FII845 84” x 84” ACC01200410 ACC01200411 ACC01200412 ACC01200419 ACU02200250 ACU02200251 ACU02200256 ACU02200257 ACU02200252 ACU02200253 ACU02200254 93” x 93” ACC01200420 ACC01200421 ACC01200422 ACC01200423 ACU02200260 ACU02200261 ACU02200266 ACU02200267 ACU02200262 ACU02200263 ACU02200264 FII518B Standard Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino Deluxe Teal Deluxe Navy Deluxe Hunter 43” x 83” Standard Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino Deluxe Teal Deluxe Navy Deluxe Hunter Galaxy Series FII520B Deluxe Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino Deluxe Teal Deluxe Navy Deluxe Hunter 54” x 78” ACC01200370 ACC01200371 ACC01200373 ACC01200374 ACU02200210 ACU02200211 ACU02200216 ACU02200217 ACU02200212 ACU02200213 ACU02200214 GX49 Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino 93” x 93” ACU02200260 ACU02200261 ACU02200266 ACU02200267 2010 Portable Spa www. Rev.com LTR20101000.calspas. C .

VX848B/L. Rev.calspas. VX740L Standard Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino Custom Teal Custom Navy Custom Hunter 72” x 72” ACC01200566 ACC01200567 ACC01200568 ACC01200559 76” x 84” ACC01200406 ACC01200407 ACC01200508 ACC01200509 ACU02200362 ACU02200363 ACU02200367 ACU02200358 ACU02200372 ACU02200373 ACU02200374 78” x 84” ACC01200520 ACC01200521 ACC01200522 ACC01200523 84” x 84” ACC01200410 ACC01200411 ACC01200412 ACC01200419 ACU02200250 ACU02200251 ACU02200256 ACU02200257 ACU02200252 ACU02200253 ACU02200254 VX834B/L. C www. VX860B/L Standard Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino Custom Teal Custom Navy Custom Hunter 93” x 93” ACC01200420 ACC01200421 ACC01200422 ACC01200423 ACU02200260 ACU02200261 ACU02200266 ACU02200267 ACU02200262 ACU02200263 ACU02200264 Appendix 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000.com .49 Victory Xtreme Series VX901 Standard Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino FX624B Standard Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino Deluxe Rust Deluxe Gray Deluxe Slate Deluxe Palomino Custom Teal Custom Navy Custom Hunter VX724L Standard Rust Standard Gray Standard Slate Standard Palomino VX726B/L.

Standing Shoulder Press Using the exercise grips.50 Appendix Keeping Fit with your Spa IMPORTANT: Always consult your physician before starting any exercise activity or program. squeezing and flexing your chest muscles. Lift your leg to the side or back as the band provides tension. Ultimate Fitness Series Exercise Program Refer to the equipment configurations shown on the next page for the following exercises.calspas. Standing Chest Fly Using the exercise grips. two 27” exercise bands. This equipment attaches to the exercise anchors located on the spa walls. Press forward bringing your hands together. bringing hands together. two 62” exercise bands. Do not use any damaged equipment The fitness equipment consists of: two rowing arm bars. Always inspect all of the exercise equipment prior to beginning any exercise. Running or Walking Attach the exercise belt around your waist and attach the two 62” exercise bands to the far wall of the spa. then slowly returning to the starting position. place palms sideways facing your body with your elbows slightly bent. abs tight and lower back stable. above your head and slowly return to the start position. two ankle bands. Seated Row Use the exercise bars in a seated position with your feet stable. Leg Streching and Strength Training Attach an ankle band to your ankle and attach a 62” exercise band to any exercise anchor. The Ultimate Fitness series spas feature rubber exercise bands. 2010 Portable Spa www. two 32” exercise bands. these bands create a high tension condition. arms extended with elbows slightly bent. two hand loops.com LTR20101000. Turn on the two swim jets and walk or run into jet stream. Rev. place your palms facing away from your body with your elbows bent at 90˚. two hand grips. Arm Curls Using the exercise grips. pull upward towards your chin squeezing and flexing your biceps then slowly return to start position. When stretched. Standing Chest Press Using the exercise grips. Pull towards your chest squeezing your shoulder blades to the middle back and returning slowly to the starting position. Keep your palms down. place your palms down with your elbows bent at 90˚. then slowly return to the start position. C . Improper use or failure to connect the exercise bands properly may cause injury. Press upward bringing your hands together in front of you. Pull your body forward. and an exercise belt. place your hands face up with your elbows slightly bent. squeezing and flexing chest muscles.

Rev.51 Connecting the Exercise Equipment The drawings below show different ways the exercise kit can be connected depending on the exercises you wish to do.calspas. Appendix 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000. C www.com .

Contact your dealer Open gate valves.com LTR20101000. have a qualified electrician check the electrical service. especially during summer months Heater is defective Gate valve is partially or fully closed Spa gets warm but does not get hot Thermostat has been turned down Insufficient filtration time Water level is too low No electrical power to spa Dirty filter cartridge Gate valves closed Spa cover improperly positioned Spa gets too hot Filtration time is set too long 2010 Portable Spa www. have a qualified electrician check the electrical service.52 Troubleshooting Appendix Symptom System / Power Problems System does not work Control pad and spa equipment do not operate Power is turned off No electrical power to spa Reset spa Turn on or reset the GFCI circuit breaker. If this does not solve the problem.calspas. C . depending on the system. have a qualified electrician check the electrical service. Clean filter cartridge Open gate valves Align spa cover Reduce filtration cycles. If this does not solve the problem. Rev. Contact your dealer Check the temperature setting is in Standard mode Normal. No adjustment necessary Check setting See Diagnostic Messages on page 18 for message code meanings Consult with a qualified electrician Contact your dealer Possible Causes Possible Solutions The 20 or 30A fuse. Note: Never operate your spa with the gate valves closed! Set control panel to a higher temperature Increase filtration time Add water to correct level Turn on or reset the GFCI circuit breaker. If this does not solve the problem. has blown The spa does not turn off Spa is trying to heat up Spa is in filter cycle Spa is in Standard mode Control panel displays a message GFCI breaker trips repeatedly An error may have has occurred Improper wiring to spa or GFCI breaker is defective There is a defective component on the spa Heat Problems Spa does not heat Heating mode not selected Water level is too low No electrical power to spa See control panel instructions on pages 12 through 16 Add water to correct level Turn on or reset the GFCI circuit breaker.

slow speed Block wall suctions or skimmer Dirty filter Jets are closed Valves closed Use the cover and refill as necessary Select high speed jets Clean the wall suction/skimmer. Remove blockage Clean filter and replace Open jets Open valves Remove airlock by priming spa (page 11) Open jets Reset power Contact your dealer Low water. system off Pump is defective Pump fluctuations Water leakage from below the spa Water Pressure Problems Jets surge on and off Jets are weaker than normal or do not work at all Check the connections and empty the hoses Water level is too low Jet valves are partially or fully closed Filter cartridge is dirty Air is trapped in the pump Add water to normal level Open jet valves See Cleaning the Filter Open the air bleed valve on each pump’s housing and allow air to bleed out of the system. Rev. Be sure to tighten each air bleed valve as soon as water starts to flow. C www. see page 24.com .53 Appendix Symptom Water Problems Water is not clean High water consumption Low water stream from the jets Possible Causes Possible Solutions For all water clarity problems. Note: Never operate your spa with the gate valves closed! The suction fittings are blocked Gate valve is closed Air and Jets Problems No airstream from the jets Light Problems Standard spa light does not work Light bulb has burned out Lighting system is defective Air control not open Jet spout opening not fixed properly Jet spout opening missing Open the control Check jet spout openings Check jets and replace as necessary Replace light bulb Contact your dealer 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000. Very high evaporation or heavy splashing Running in FILTER mode . Remove any debris that may be blocking the suction fittings Open gate valves.calspas. Check level on skimmer flap Close or turn off empty cycle if necessary No water stream from the jets Pump has airlock Jets are closed Power switched off.

If problem persists. contact your dealer Contact your dealer Plug pump cord into red receptacle Reset GFCI Pump turns off during operation Automatic timer has completed its cycle Start the cycle again Pump has overheated due to the vents on the equipment door being blocked The pump motor is defective Damaged or worn motor bearings Power may be turned off Pump has over heated Incorrect or faulty wiring of electrical supply Switch is off House circuit breaker tripped or in OFF position Motor overload condition Damaged electrical cord Pump cord not plugged in GFCI tripped or in OFF position Pump has a burning smell while running Pump does not work 2010 Portable Spa www.com LTR20101000.54 Appendix Symptom Pump Problems Pump runs constantly – will not shut off Noisy pump Possible Causes Possible Solutions Problem with circuit board Water level is too low Block wall suctions or skimmer Damaged or worn-out motor block Clogged floor suction or skimmer Leakage of air into suction line Debris is inside pump Gate valves are closed Damaged or worn motor bearings Improper or defective wiring Contact your dealer Add water to normal level Clean the wall suction/skimmer Contact your dealer Clean floor suction or skimmer Contact your dealer Contact your dealer Open gate valves. Rev.calspas. C . Note: Never operate your spa with the gate valves closed! Contact your dealer Contact your dealer Clear items away from vents Contact your dealer Contact your dealer Reset power Let cool for one hour Contact your dealer Auto reset after the motor has cooled down Reset circuit breaker Contact your dealer Motor overload will reset automatically.

55 Cal Spas™ Chemicals Appendix 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000.calspas. C www.com . Rev.

S . 2 Years Family series. Also excludes Pure XL UV water sanitizer. it does not apply to special offers and events and extends through the selling dealer to the original purchaser at the original site of installation. fading. TVs and the LED light source one year. discoloration and delamination of standard acrylic/quarite interior surfaces. Interior Surface – Altair Plus /Quarite Plus LMS warrants against cracks. Escape and Victory Diamond. Rev. This warranty starts from date of manufacture and ends either by specified time-frame listed below. and Canada Portable Spas Appendix This limited warranty is effective for portable spas manufactured after February 28. or installation of any component other than by manufacturer. Promo and Premium spas Spa Shell / Structural LMS warrants against the loss of water through the spa shell due to defects in materials and/or workmanship.com LTR20101000. Fitness Xtreme spas and Galaxy spas 3 Years 5 Years Platinum spas 3 Years 2 Years 3 Years 3 Years 5 Years 2 Years 3 Years 3 Years 5 Years 2 Years 3 Years 3 Years 5 Years 2 Years 3 Years 3 Years 5 Years 2 Years 3 Years 3 Years 5 Years 2 Years 3 Years 5 Years 5 Years 2010 Portable Spa www. which has a one year warranty. Plumbing LMS warrants all factory installed plumbing and Eliminator™ Plus Wet Ends from loss of water due to defects in material and/or workmanship. Electrical and Electronic Components LMS warrants stereos. 2010 . which has a one year warranty. Avalon. discoloration and delamination of Altair Plus / Quarite Plus interior surfaces. blistering. Cal Spas portable spas are warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship. This limited warranty is only valid on portable spas delivered in the United States and Canada. Cabinets LMS warrants Cal Premium™. Cal Select™ and Cal Stone™ panels against cracking and warping. Cabinet surface peeling. specifically: the control system. peeling. or delamination are specifically excluded from this warranty. However. Equipment LMS warrants the spa’s electrical and electronic components.56 2010 Warranty U .calspas. Interior Surface – Standard Acrylic / Quarite LMS warrants against cracks. C . relocation. Components LMS warrants manufacturer-installed XL Heat Exchanger™ and Cal Zone Quest 2000 Ozonator™ against malfunction due to defects in materials and/or workmanship. owner-transfer. pumps and air blowers against malfunction due to defects in materials and/or workmanship. peeling. blisters. This warranty excludes Designer Series in-ground spas. blisters. Specifically excludes replacement ozone cartridge.

Operation of spas water temperature out of the normal operating range of 32˚F (0°C) to 118˚F (47. • Damage caused by tri-chlor. If LMS determines that repair of a covered item is not feasible. (High levels of chlorine. Warranty Performance In the event of a malfunction or defect covered under the terms of this warranty. and filter covers are specifically excluded from the limited warranty.) • Damage caused by direct sunlight. which may include but are not limited to removal of permanent deck or other custom fixtures or the necessity for crane removal. and any questions you may have regarding the warranty coverage on your spa. sand and calcium. jet inserts. details. Equipment adjustments (such as pressure switch adjustments) are specifically excluded from this warranty. written notification must be given to the LMS Customer Relations Department within 30 days of the reported failure. expense or damages. any floating chemical devices. Spas should always be covered when not in use.8°C). which are warranted for 90 days) unless otherwise specified. incorrect electrical installation. To obtain service. which may vary from state to state. replacement. installation without a permit if required by local codes. please see their warranties in the owner’s information package that was delivered with your spa for more information. installation of any component other than by the manufacturer. electrical brownout.com . Although shell cracks. etc. • Damage caused as a result of failure to follow operating instructions as defined within this owner’s manual. contact the selling dealer. Replaceable service items such as filters. all labor costs (not limited to removal.). pH and other excessive chemical levels. • Spas improperly installed or placed on non-approved surfaces. Damage caused by incorrect water level (low. or any spa chemicals not authorized by LMS. however arising. The user will be charged one percent of the current retail cost for each full month of ownership from the date of purchase through the date failure is determined to be non-repairable. Under no circumstances shall LMS or any of its representatives be held liable for injury to any person or damage to any property. Legal Remedies This limited warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may have other rights. family or household purposes. Spa covers are warranted for one year by manufacturer (except for Promo. but not limited to: televisions. Scratches caused by normal use. There will be no charge for parts on a covered item. acts of nature and surrounding environments).Manufacturer Warranty Cal Spas electronic component warranty is extended through the manufacturer of the product including. and any other cases beyond the control of LMS. cosmetic scratches. pillows. cold. installation by unqualified personnel. For more information. and Platinum spa covers. LMS shall not be liable for loss of use of the spa or other incidental or consequential costs. abuse. • Damage caused by incorrect electrical installation. UV water sanitizer components. bromine. replacement. the LMS Service Agent may assess a reasonable travel or mileage charge per service call. chlorine tablets. but not limited to. acts of God (including. installation and shipping costs are the responsibility of the spa owner. calcium. voltage spikes. are covered by this limited warranty. C www.calspas. 57 Appendix 2010 Portable Spa LTR20101000. Spa covers and stereo systems are delivered with their own manufacturer’s warranty. However. • Damage caused by improper water chemistry. the factory authorized selling dealer is responsible for performing all necessary repairs. • Damage caused by continued operation of this spa with either a known or an unknown problem. Damage caused by clogged filter cartridges. Proration of Warranty Units determined by the Company to be non-repairable will be replaced on a prorated basis with the same or a comparable unit. alteration. This charge will be waived during the first twelve months of ownership. acids. See filter cleaning recommendations in this owner’s manual. • • Damage caused by dirt. Customer Service See your Cal Spas dealer for a copy of the applicable warranty. light bulbs. misuse. In the event of any warranty replacement. and installation) and shipping costs are the responsibility of the spa owner. but are not limited to: • • • • • Use of spa in a non-residential application. Damage caused by extreme weather conditions (hot. In the event of any warranty replacement. Rev. Disclaimers This limited warranty is made with the express understanding that the spa is not an essential device or medical device as defined under State and Federal Law. which may include diagnostic time.). etc. gouges and crazing are not considered cracks and are not covered. For relocating your spa without voiding your warranty. contact Customer Service for relocation procedures. Any implied warranty shall have duration equal of the applicable warranty stated above. LMS reserves the right to replace the defective merchandise with merchandise equivalent or equal in value to the original merchandise. or operation of spa out of voltage range by more than ±10%. repairs by nonLMS authorized personnel. which are breaks in the shell that go all the way through. etc. Warranty Limitations and Exclusions This warranty is void if the spa has been subject to negligence. overflow. Premium. In the event the consumer is unable to obtain satisfactory customer service from the selling dealer. The limited warranty applies only to spas normally used for personal. stereos. all removal. Examples of common acts invalidating this warranty include.

com/warranty 2) Fill in your information and click “Send Warranty Info” Locating the product serial number The serial number of your spa is located on a metal plate attached to the lower right front panel of the spa. You will need this number to properly register your spa and activate coverage.Warranty Registration Easy Online Registration Registering your new Cal Spas product is quick and easy! It is important that you register your Cal Spas product as soon as possible.it’s fast and it’s easy! 1) Go to www. Spa Model: ___________________________________________________________________________ Spa Serial Number: ____________________________________________________________________ Date Purchased: ______________________________________________________________________ Date Installed: ________________________________________________________________________ Dealer’s Phone Number: ________________________________________________________________ Dealer’s Address: ______________________________________________________________________ . Write this information in the space provided below. By taking just a few quick minutes to register.calspas. you can enjoy: • Product alerts • More efficient support • Quicker service Register now -.

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